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‘Steel Magnolias’ holds personal parallels for Wheaton Drama director

 By Peter Lemongelli  For director Lisa Dawn Foertsch, “Steel Magnolias” is a labor of love, holding a deep, personal connection. “My mother donated a kidney to my brother when I was 17—a kidney that didn’t hold,” she says. “My mother has shown me, all my life, what it is to love someone unconditionally, and to really...


Steel Magnolias Set Build

The set build for Steel Magnolias will begin this Saturday, Feb 22 at 9am. Please come out and join the fun! Lunch will be provided. Any questions, please call Mike Boyna, Production Manager at 630.470.1086


Wheaton Drama holding auditions for ‘Steel Magnolias’ Jan. 26-27

The compelling dramatic comedy, running March 21—April 13, requires six actresses capable of vivid, once-in-a-lifetime performances.  WHEATON, IL. — Wheaton Drama announces auditions for Robert Harling’s popular and beloved play, Steel Magnolias. Innovative, experienced director Lisa Dawn Foertsch seeks honest, comedic performers for this beautiful show with once-in-a-lifetime roles for women. Auditions will be held at...


2013-2014 Season Shows, Directors Announced

Wheaton Drama announces upcoming shows and directors! Romeo & Juliet (2013 Summer Studio Show). Performances June 28-30, July 5-7. Directed by Jeni Dees. Tickets: $10 General Admission. Broadway Gems: Musicals You Might Have Missed musical cabaret (2013 Summer Fundraiser). Performances: August 9-11. Directed by Lisa Schmela. $10 General Admission Lend Me A Tenor by Ken...